Our Team


Kari Tranmel CVT graduated from the Duluth Business University in September 2015 and currently works at the clinic as one of our dedicated veterinary technicians.  Her furry family includes a miniature pinscher named Bambi.  In her spare time she enjoys horse riding.


IMG_8515Rebecca Keys CVT graduated from the Duluth Business University in December 2015 and is currently working as one of our amazing veterinary technicians.  She is married and has a two year old son, Braden.  Her many pets include four cats, two dogs, three birds, and guinea pigs.



Jonathan Isla  is a pre-veterinary student at the University of Minnesota Duluth.  He is working as a veterinary assistant and is currently applying to veterinary school.  In his spare time Jonathan likes to volunteer his time at the Boys and Girls club.  Jonathan has cat named Stitch.


fullsizerenderCory VanBoxel is part of our team as a veterinary assistant.  In his spare time he enjoys lots of outdoor activities that Duluth has to offer.  He has two dogs, a fluffy kitty, and some chickens.



Lindsay Bacon is currently studying veterinary technology at the Duluth Business University.   In her spare time she likes to enjoy the trails either 4-wheeling or snowmobiling, and spending time with her chihuahua, Ranger.


Nicole is currently studying at St. Scholatica as a pre-veterinary student.  In her spare time she loves ice skating and competes in this event.

Justina DeLuca is our new addition as our first receptionist at our clinic.


Silviu Pop is the practice manager, clinic decorator and a founder of the Waters Edge Animal Hospital and Urgent Care.  He is married and has two daughters – Keziah and Keturah.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, baking, gardening and pottery.


Previous Employees Currently in Veterinary School:

  • Jessica Anderson – College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State Class of 2020